Lactation Consultant RN PRN Baylor Scott Amp; White Health in McKinney Just Posted Today

Employer
Baylor Scott & White Health
Location
Fairview, Texas
Posted
Nov 26, 2021
Closes
Dec 01, 2021
Ref
2650118699
Specialty
Lactation
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Lactation Consultant RN PRN Baylor Scott Amp; White Health-Baylor Scott & White Health Lactation Consultant RN PRN-Baylor Scott & White Health JOB SUMMARY

The Lactation Consultant RN develops a breastfeeding program to include parent and staff education, updating of protocols, consultation and follow-up.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

Advocates breastfeeding as an optimal nutritional approach for the infant to health care multidisciplinary team and parents who are interested in breastfeeding, including bedside consultation, classes, and reading materials.

Evaluates parent's interest in breastfeeding and infant's readiness to breastfeed, and determines individualized care to assist mothers with breastfeeding, providing one-on-one bedside consultation and in-hospital follow-up.

Provides education for staff on protocols, care plans, and general breastfeeding information and updates.

Documents teaching and response in the chart. Reports findings to appropriate staff.

Evaluates effectiveness of breastfeeding program and redesigns as needed.

Participates in data collection and neonatal outcomes reporting related to breastfeeding.

Discusses breast pump rental, and/or buying a breast pump, if indicated, providing necessary information and demonstration of pump equipment.

Participates in discharge education related to breastfeeding and developmental issues.

Post discharge, follows up by phone contact or by family ret